Homicide suspect fatally shot by New Carrollton police after stealing multiple vehicles, shootings

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The Maryland Office of the Attorney General's Independent Investigations Division is investigating a deadly shooting involving a police officer that left a man dead in New Carrollton, Maryland, on Tuesday.

The shooting involved officers with the New Carrollton Police Department, according to the Maryland Office of the Attorney General.

The officers were on patrol in the 7500 block of Annapolis Road when they came across a disabled sport utility vehicle parked in the roadway around 4:35 a.m., state authorities said.

Officers learned that the vehicle had been reported as carjacked in another jurisdiction within Prince George's County, according to state authorities.

The officers began looking for whoever had left the vehicle in the roadway and came across a man who was walking in the area.

Officers engaged the man, and he allegedly displayed two handguns during the encounter, state authorities said.

That's when officers began shooting at the man. Their bullets struck his body, according to state authorities.

The man was taken to a local hospital where medical personnel pronounced him dead, state authorities said.

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